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Northwest Africa 6905
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6905
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6905
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 113.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  EL6
Recommended:  EL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 120 approved meteorites classified as EL6.   [show all]
Search for other: EL chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), and Enstatite-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 16 Feb 2013
Data from:
  MB102
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Place of purchase:Hamburg
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):113.6
Pieces:1
Class:EL6
Weathering grade:W4
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.4±0.1
Classifier:Max Matthes, Addi Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):28
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Highly metamorphosed containing a few indistinct chondrules. Calcite veins evident. Presence of alabandite indicative of an EL6. Low-Ca pyroxenes revealed a composition of Fs0.4±0.1 (range: 0.2 - 0.5, n=10). Alabandite present.; submitted by A. Bischoff
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7296 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1980 unapproved names)

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